Catholic University College of Ghana

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Catholic University College of Ghana
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Catholic University College of Ghana logo
Motto Scientiae Ac Sapientiae Lumen Splendeat. Translation: "May the Light of Knowledge and Wisdom Shine Forth"
Type Private
Established 3 March 2003
Chancellor Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Daniel Obeng-Ofori
Address Catholic University College of Ghana, P.O.Box 363, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region, Fiapre, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
Affiliations University of Ghana, Boston College, Catholic University of America, Saint Mary's University
Website www.cug.edu.gh

Numerous distinguished Catholic Universities have been established all across the world by the Catholic Church, inclusive is the Catholic University College of Ghana. The university is among the very dignified private universities. Over the years the Catholic University of Ghana has moved to gain higher reputation nationally as well as international recognition. The university is located in Ghana specifically at Fiapre, Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. It was granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board on 4 December 2002.[1][2] The first batch of students started on 3 March 2003.[2] The formal inauguration of the university was on 13 November 2003.[3]

Organization[edit]

Departments[edit]

Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (EBA)

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Accounting and Finance
  • Department of Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovative Center

Faculty of Education

  • Department of Arts and Education
  • Department of Social Science Education
  • Department of Science and Mathematics Education

Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences & Technology (ICST)

  • Department of Computing and Information Sciences
  • Department of Decision Sciences and Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Communication Sciences and Multi-Media Studies

Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences (HAS)

  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Nursing
  • Department of Applied Sciences

Faculty of Religions and Social Sciences (RSS)

  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Social Sciences
  • Department of Languages

Faculty of Economic and Business Administration[edit]

This faculty runs programmes leading to the award of the following degrees.[4]

  • Bsc Accounting
  • BSc Banking and Finance
  • BSc Economics
  • Bsc Human Resource Management
  • BSc Management
  • BSc Management and Organisational Development
  • Bsc Marketing
  • BSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • MBA Accounting
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • MBA Marketing

Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences and Technology[edit]

This faculty has produced four-year programmes leading to a

  • Bsc in Actuarial Science
  • BSc in Computer Science.
  • Bsc in Information Technology
  • Bsc in Mathematics with Economics[5]

Faculty of Religions and Social Sciences[edit]

  • BA Religious Studies
  • Certificate in English Language
  • Certificate in French Language
  • M.A Religious Studies and Pastoral Ministry

Faculty of Health and Allied Sciences[edit]

This faculty has produced four-year programmes leading to a

  • Bsc in General Nursing
  • BSc in Public Health ( Health Management Option, Health Informatics Option, Health Education Option)
  • Mphil Public Health
  • Msc Public Health

Faculty of Education[edit]

  • Bachelor of Education in Accounting (B.Ed. Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Education in English (B.Ed. English)
  • Bachelor of Education in Computer Science (B.Ed. Computer Science)
  • Bachelor of Education in Geography (B.Ed. Geography)
  • Bachelor of Education in Mathematics (B.Ed. Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Education in Religious Studies (B.Ed. Religious Studies)
  • Diploma in Basic Education for Non-Degree holders
  • One-Year Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) for Degree Holders
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Education

The Centre for Applied Research, Consultancy and Community Outreach[edit]

The centre promotes research within the University and be a creative link with the local communities.

Affiliations[edit]

The university has a number of affilitations with other educational institutions.[6]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Accredited Institutions – University Colleges". National Accreditation Board. Archived from the original on 19 October 2007. Retrieved 15 March 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Yearbook. Catholic University College of Ghana. 2006. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  3. ^ "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Yearbook. Catholic University College of Ghana. 2006. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Faculty of Economic and Business Administration Programme of Studies". Official Website. Catholic University of Ghana. Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  5. ^ "Programme for BSc, Computer Science (CS)" (pdf). BSc Computer Science Programme. Catholic University of Ghana. 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  6. ^ "The Pioneer Yearbook 2006 – The Senior Class of 2006" (PDF). Year book. Catholic University of Ghana. 2006. p. 34. Archived from the original (pdf) on 9 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-15. 
  7. ^ "About Us – Profile of the University". Official Website. University of Ghana. 2005. Archived from the original on 10 February 2007. Retrieved 15 March 2007. 

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